Signing MOU to Launch an International Hospital in NAC

Signing MOU to Launch an International Hospital in NAC

Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem El Gazzar attends the signing of a memorandum of understanding(MOU) to establish, operate and manage a hospital in the New Administrative Capital (NAC) with international standards, Invest-Gate reports.

This project comes as a partnership between the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) and a three companies-alliance that includes the Chinese State Engineering and Construction Corporate (CSCEC), El HazeK Construction and Alameda Healthcare Group, a specialized company in operating and managing hospitals, the ministerial statement reveals.

According to the MOU, Alameda Group is to operate the hospital for a 49-year period that could be renewed, under NUCA ownership. The alliance is responsible for hiring high-level international consultants in the engineering and architectural consultancy specialized in the medical field, in addition to an international partner.

Furthermore, El Gazzar states that the ministry will allocate a seven-acre plot located near the Central Business District (CBD) to establish the hospital.

The hospital capacity expands to 300 beds, including 100 beds for intensive care, 200 single beds, ten operations rooms. The hospital will feature robot surgery techniques, two cath labs and a comprehensive oncology treatment program, the ministerial statement adds.

Alameda Healthcare Group is due to pump large investments to establish “Centers of Excellence” in all hospital buildings, covering seven specialities: Cardiology, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopedics and Spine, Kidney and Kidney Transplant, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Liver Transplant, and Respiratory system.

Moreover, the group will partner with an international healthcare group in the USA and Europe to transfer the international medical expertise to the project. It will also establish a training center to develop the new doctors and nurses’ skills.

The MOU is signed by the Assistant Minister of Housing and NUCA’s Supervisor for Financial and Administrative Affairs, Ahmed Saeed, and Alameda Healthcare Group’s Chairman Fahd Khater.



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